Happy birthday to Pete Wentz from Fall Out Boy, Kenny G and Marky Mark, who is 46 today.
We start on this day in 1964, at Swing Auditorium in San Bernardino, California. The Rolling Stones performed their first concert in the United States with The Byrds as the opening act. Tickets were $5.
James Taylor released “You’ve Got A Friend,” on this day in 1971.
Alice Cooper lost his boa constrictor on this day in 1977. The snake was bitten by the rat it was being fed and died. Cooper held auditions for a replacement and a snake named ‘Angel’ got the gig.
We jump to this day in 1980, when the movie “Urban Cowboy,” starring John Travolta and Debra Winger, hit theaters.
On this day in 1983, U2 played at Red Rocks Amphitheater near Denver. The show was recorded and released as “U2 Live At Red Rocks: Under A Blood Red Sky.”
On this day in 1984 “Time After Time” by Cyndi Lauper was the #1 song.
Mariah Carey married Tommy Mottola, the CEO of Sony Music, on this day in 1993. Guests included Billy Joel, Bruce Springsteen, Barbra Streisand and Ozzy Osbourne. The marriage lasted five years.
On this day in 2002, we lost bass player “Dee Dee Ramone” from The Ramones. His death was blamed on a heroine overdose. He was 49.
Let’s keep the wedding news coming, on this day in 2004 Jennifer Lopez married Marc Anthony, husband number 3 for her. They separated in 2011.
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